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Operations Manager - Valley Waste Resource Management

Valley Region Solid Waste-Resource Management Authority (Valley Waste) is the inter-municipal services corporation that manages solid waste for the County of Kings and the towns of Annapolis Royal, Middleton, Berwick, Kentville and Wolfville.

Based in Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley, Valley Waste serves a population base of 65,000 people and services 32,500 residential and commercial customers.

The organization is particularly proud of its progressive, fiscally responsible, socially acceptable and environmentally sound approach to solid waste management.

On their behalf, we are seeking an Operations Manager who will report directly to the General Manager.

What qualities are needed as Operations Manager?

As the ideal candidate, you have both experience and comprehensive knowledge of modern municipal solid waste-resource management programs and systems, as well as the requisite academic qualifications.

Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills enable you to develop trust and respect among staff. Your proven organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills equip you to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

You bring extensive experience managing, implementing and administering occupational health and safety programs in an industrial environment. Your comprehensive mechanical knowledge includes building systems, heavy equipment repair, and fleet management.

You have administered large operational and capital budgets and have purchasing experience including the development of tender and request for proposal documents.

A full position description is available here.

If this opportunity interests you, please forward a cover letter explaining how your background will meet the needs of Valley Waste. Please also enclose a resume outlining your education and work history. Applications can be emailed to apply@geraldwalsh.com quoting file number 1872 in the subject line. We invite applications from all qualified candidates.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.